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Enjoy "Digging Into the Gardens" blog, written by Denver Botanic Gardens' staff.

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Use Blossoms of Light™ Technology at Home

November 30, 2021 Melissa Schaap

When you set foot in Blossoms of Light™, you immediately realize you’re in the presence of something extraordinary. More than a million lights glow and flicker in every imaginable way amidst diverse

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Blossoms of Light, Then and Now

November 23, 2021 Special Events

Launched in the mid-1980s as a way to increase visitation to the Gardens during the winter, Blossoms of Light™ has evolved into a blockbuster, sellout event celebrated as one of the top holiday light

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Our Top 5 Favorite Things About Trail of Lights

November 19, 2021 Tiffany Coleman

Trail of Lights at Chatfield Farms opens Friday, November 26. Here are some reasons why you must experience it for yourself this holiday season. Trail of Lights really is an enchanting, glittering

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Adventures in BG-BASE

November 16, 2021 Horticulture Department

This summer I had the opportunity to work in Denver Botanic Gardens’ database, (BG-Base) entering photos documenting the species in the Rock Alpine Garden. This project gave me a foundational

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Season Reflections on Regenerative Agriculture

November 9, 2021 Maddy Torraca-Jones

At Chatfield Farms, our CSA team is committed to investing in regenerative systems. Amidst mounting threats such as climate and environmental change that cause erratic farming conditions, we seek to

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Sustainable Fall Garden Clean-up

November 5, 2021 Michael Guidi

Autumn is in the air! Fall marks a transition period in our gardens when most perennials, trees and shrubs enter dormancy for the winter, with flower shows giving way to textural and skeletal plant

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Birdhouse Gourd, Lagenaria siceraria

November 1, 2021 Ebi Kondo

Since Japanese beetles came into to our garden life, it has been almost impossible to keep my grapevines presentable in Le Potager garden; the beetles skeletonize almost all the leaves over summer. It

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